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The family-owned Red and White Fleet is San Francisco's original sightseeing adventure and only multilingual sightseeing cruise (offered in 16 languages) . Red and White Fleet's cruises depart from Pier 43½ in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. Sail...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pier 43 1/2, Taylor Street & Embarcadero, Historic Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We can't imagine our trip being complete without this cruise. Gave a real feel for the spirit of the bay and the bridge and the city without being too long. Just be aware of the weather - went in October and it was cold. Also,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank scaramelda
Reviewed 2 days ago

Me and my partner booked this boat tour recently. We were given joining instructions and got our tickets at the booth near were the ships launch. The boats are well equipped with a full audio tour. The views are just breathtaking. A great way to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nickinhull
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After walking the Golden Gate Bridge and experiencing the sights of San Francisco, we took our international guests on this Bridge to Bridge Bay Cruise. It is a great culmination of a wonderful day in the city. It gave us a great view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank marilynb180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended. The sunset cruise was an awesome experience. Appetizers were yummy. Live music was fabulous. Drinks were abundant. We traveled to San Franciscans to celebrate my 60th birthday and had a great time!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michelle S
Sightseer30252504933, Manager at Red and White Fleet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for spending your birthday with us! Thank you for the kind review. We appreciate it.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, views, music and drinks. Worth the price. Printed photo at the end is included in price...

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Taylor C
Sightseer30252504933, Manager at Red and White Fleet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Taylor, We are happy you enjoyed our cruise. The October weather has been beautiful. Thank you for joining us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bay tour is perfect. Not to long but with the price. We totally enjoyed the scenery ant took lots of pictures. Thank you red and white folls

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Manuel S
Sightseer30252504933, Manager at Red and White Fleet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Manuel, Thank you for joining us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the cruise. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cruise is a very good way to get an overview of current and historic San Francisco. They have individual headsets available that describe what is nearby - highly recommended to use them. We had plenty of room to move around while onboard. The crew...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Alan S
Sightseer30252504933, Manager at Red and White Fleet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alan, Thank you for the honest feedback! We will take your suggestion into consideration as we review our Fall season. Thank you for riding with the Red and White Fleet.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great boat, plenty of room. Misleading calm looking water that was a little choppy once we left the key. Commentry good. Rolling mist meant the Golden Gate Bridge was never fully clear. But it was the next day. Good views of Alcatraz and Angel island....More

1  Thank marriott946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this evening cruise last night and we were not disappointed. The cruise is not over sold so you have plenty of room to move around the ship to take in the sights from all angles. You get a drink on arrival and...More

1  Thank davidwG2506QK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pre-booked this cruise about 2 months before our travel. Well worth it as I don’t think we would have got on the Alcatraz cruise by turning up on the day. Straight forward arrangement on picking up the tickets but do take ID. Excellent trip to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lyn S
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19 June 2019|
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Response from Dilly4472 | Reviewed this property |
Very difficult to say. Probably depends on the weather. In May the boat wasn’t full at all but I guess July will be different. Arrive early and wait in the line to ensure you are on amongst the first.
13 September 2018|
Response from msherwood83 | Reviewed this property |
We saved money on our bridge to bridge cruise with a city GO PASS but no promo code, and that pass includes other options as well.
Dorothy L
4 August 2018|
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Response from mombeege123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do see the island and they tell you a lot of information about it. They don't completely circle the island, they just go by tip and then one side of it, but they slow down the boat so that you get a good look.